In the Fearless Platinum Edition booklet, Taylor shares the meaning behind this song.
|“||This song is about jumping then falling into the most magical summer love imaginable.||”|
Hidden message: Last summer was magical
This song was written about the romance between Taylor and an unnamed person, who both seemingly had a wonderful relationship.
"Jump Then Fall" debuted at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 on the week ending November 14, 2009. It also debuted at #59 on the Hot Country Songs chart dated for November 14, 2009. On that chart week, the song became her 6th consecutive Top 30 song. It also went to number 1 in the itunes top 100 on its first week of being released. This is also Fearless's 5th top 10 song and Taylor Swift's tenth overall. "Jump Then Fall" is also her 6th solely written top 20 song.
|Chart (2009)|| Peak|
|Australian ARIA Singles Chart||98|
|Canadian Hot 100||14|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||10|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs||59|